Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-13 of 13 items

  • Keywords: Theoderic x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Goths in the Roman Balkans c.350–500

P. HEATHER

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on four main chronological periods: the era prior to the arrival of the Huns, when the Goths were settled beyond the Danube; a first major phase of Gothic intrusion into the ... More


Life, Intellectual Milieu, and Works

John Marenbon

in Boethius

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134070
eISBN:
9780199868094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134079.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Examines Boethius's life in Italy at the time of Theoderic the Ostrogoth. It presents his background and intellectual milieu, along with the four main traditions on which he draws: Greek ... More


Solving the Gothic Problem

P. J. Heather

in Goths and Romans 332–489

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205357
eISBN:
9780191676581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205357.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the solution to the Gothic problem that had plagued Zeno for years. It highlights the two conflicts that dominated 484 to 489, which were between Zeno and Illus and Zeno and ... More


Boethius: The Consolations of Music, Logic, Theology, and Philosophy

Henry Chadwick

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198265498
eISBN:
9780191682896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265498.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Philosophy of Religion

The Consolations of Philosophy by Boethius, whose English translators include King Alfred, Geoffrey Chaucer, and Queen Elizabeth I, ranks among the most remarkable books to be written by a prisoner ... More


The Romano-Germanic Kingdoms: The Era of Theoderic and Clovis

Peter Sarris

in Empires of Faith: The Fall of Rome to the Rise of Islam, 500-700

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199261260
eISBN:
9780191730962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261260.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the role of kingship and military lordship in giving cohesion to post-Roman society, and then charts the history of the major Romano-Germanic kingdoms of the late fifth and ... More


2. 2. After the Pax Romana

Paul J. E. Kershaw

in Peaceful Kings: Peace, Power and the Early Medieval Political Imagination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198208709
eISBN:
9780191594731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208709.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

With the currents that fed into post‐Roman political thought mapped, this chapter looks at the relationship of peace and power in several post‐Roman (or sub‐Roman) kingdoms: Vandal Africa, Visigothic ... More


Aftermath

Honey Meconi

in Hildegard of Bingen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252033155
eISBN:
9780252050725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252033155.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Hildegard’s reception, musical and otherwise, is traced in this chapter. After her death, Theoderic of Echternach completed her Vita, and possibly a series of Eight Readings for her feast day. Gebeno ... More


The Letter Collection of Cassiodorus

Shane Bjornlie

in Late Antique Letter Collections: A Critical Introduction and Reference Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281448
eISBN:
9780520966192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281448.003.0028
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides an examination of the Variae of Cassiodorus in three main parts. First, the chapter outlines the historical context of the letter collection, noting the social and political ... More


“In what has been allowed to them, [the Jews] should not sustain any prejudice.”: —Letter 8.25, Gregory the Great, to Victor, bishop of Palermo, June 598

Ross Shepard Kraemer

in The Mediterranean Diaspora in Late Antiquity: What Christianity Cost the Jews

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190222277
eISBN:
9780190222291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190222277.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

In the West, Arian Gothic administrations seem less interested in the active anti-Jewish programs of their Nicene counterparts and less susceptible to the pressures of Nicene bishops. Jewish ... More


Living and Working on the Capitoline Hill

Jason Moralee

in Rome's Holy Mountain: The Capitoline Hill in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190492274
eISBN:
9780190492298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492274.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 2 surveys the evidence for the maintenance of the Capitoline Hill’s temples, statues, festivals, and administrative uses into the sixth century. While imperial rites celebrated at the Capitol ... More


Draining Resources

Laurens E. Tacoma

in Roman Political Culture: Seven Studies of the Senate and City Councils of Italy from the First to the Sixth Century AD

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198850809
eISBN:
9780191885679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850809.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the sixth characteristic of Roman political culture: ambiguity in the agency of benefactions. It is analysed on the basis of a small dossier concerning a drainage project ... More


A Historiographical Interlude

Jonathan D. Teubner

in Prayer after Augustine: A study in the development of the Latin tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198767176
eISBN:
9780191821356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767176.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

The ‘Historiographical Interlude’ presents a brief overview of the cultural, social, and political changes that occur between Augustine’s death in 430 CE and Boethius’ earliest theological writings ... More


An Arena of Abuses and Competing Powers: Rome in Cassiodorus’s Variae

Cristina La Rocca

in Italy and Early Medieval Europe: Papers for Chris Wickham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198777601
eISBN:
9780191823152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777601.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Using Cassiodorus’s Variae (537–40), this chapter deals with Rome and its controversial image through one very important aspect of Theoderic’s political activity, his building policy. While in the ... More


View: